Tornado

NWS: Small EF1 tornado touches down near Castle Hayne
Despite what the calendar says, it feels more like spring than Christmas Eve. Thu, 12/25/2014 - 3:32am
Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur
Pender County Emergency officials say there were no reports of significant damage when Hurricane Arthur swept through the area, despite a tornado touching down and a lightning strike sparking flames at a home there. Fri, 07/04/2014 - 1:57pm
Gov. McCrory tours eastern NC tornado damage
Authorities say an 11-month-old boy has died from injuries suffered when a tornado struck his home in eastern North Carolina. Sun, 04/27/2014 - 11:51pm
National Weather Service confirms NC tornado
The National Weather Service says it was an EF-2 tornado that struck rural Beaufort County, destroying two homes and damaging at least six more. Meteorologist Jim Merrell of the National Weather Service office in Newport said the storm was up to 300 yards wide when it struck Monday. He said the storm's track length hasn't been determined. Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:57am
Two homes destroyed, more damaged by NC storm
Three people, including a woman who is eight months pregnant, are still in the hospital following the touch down of an apparent tornado in rural Beaufort County. Beaufort County Emergency Management Director John Pack says no one suffered serious injuries from the storm that destroyed two houses and significantly damaged six other homes on Monday afternoon. Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:37am
Elizabethtown Baptist Church finishes restoration of damaged buildings
Nearly three years ago, a string of deadly tornadoes tore through Bladen County leaving the Elizabethtown Baptist Church in shambles. Since then, the church has worked hard to rebuild, and now renovations are complete. Mon, 02/24/2014 - 12:24am
National Weather Service confirms tornado in Atlantic Beach
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Atlantic Beach. It was an EF2 tornado, and had wind speeds between 111 to 135 mph, according to the NWS. Wed, 11/27/2013 - 1:47pm
Brief tornado causes damage at Holden Beach
The clean-up is underway after the National Weather Service in Wilmington says a tornado briefly touched down in Holden Beach early yesterday morning. Mon, 09/23/2013 - 8:46pm
Area restaurants collecting donations for Oklahoma tornado victims
Even though Oklahoma is far away from North Carolina, one Leland restaurant still wants to help the tornado victims there one meal at a time. Fri, 06/14/2013 - 1:30pm
Local efforts aid Oklahoma tornado victims
Charities are working to provide relief efforts to people affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma. The charity asks for financial donations to help the disaster relief to provide food, shelter and emotional support. They say they are working to mobilize volunteer resources. Tue, 05/21/2013 - 9:19pm